Police

The Bedford Police Department offers professional police protection and services to the Town of Bedford 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. In addition to answering calls, the department offers a variety of services to residents which are described more fully on the Police department website.

Emergencies: Call 911

Police, fire and emergency medical services are dispatched through the 911 system.  

Non-Emergencies

If you have a non-emergency situation, call Bedford PD at 914-241-3111 or email the department.

Department Website

For information about services to residents, events, programs, statistics, and more, visit the Police Department Website or links provided below. 

Department Overview

The full-time Bedford Police Department is a full-time, full-service police department with 40 sworn officers and 14 full and part-time civilians, serving a community of approximately 18,000 residents over roughly 40 square miles. 

The Town Board serves as the Board of Police Commissioners and hires a Police Chief and three Lieutenants who serve as commanders of the patrol, administration and staff services divisions. 

Patrol Bureau

Uniformed officers of the Patrol Bureau provide services along approximately 161 miles of roadway within the town, as well as assistance along Interstate 684 and the Saw Mill River Parkway. 

Detectives

The Bedford Police Department also maintains a full-service investigative division with detectives who investigate all criminal cases that are reported annually.

Dog Control

Also under the aegis of the Police Department, is the civilian Dog Control Officer who responds to calls regarding lost or misbehaving animals. Call them at 914-666-4855.

Parking Enforcement

Civilian Parking Enforcement Officers patrol the Town's eight business and commuter parking lots to insure compliance with the permit system as well as the hamlet areas to enforce parking restrictions.

School Crossing Guards

Civilian employees are assigned near the Town's schools where needed.